Lifting Machinery Inspector - Wind Energy
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
6d ago

Description

Summary of the role :

Primarily conduct Statutory Inspections across Wind Farms in SA according to the manufactures specification. Conduct basic maintenance, repairs, and snagging on turbine components, in accordance with Client requirements and manage the teams accordingly during projects.

Educational & Knowledge Requirements :

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Must be registered Lifting Machinery Inspector with Engineering Council (ECSA) with the following scopes : Lifting TackleChain Block & Lever HoistsOverhead & Gantry Cranes
  • Valid driver’s License Code 08 to drive from site to site
  • Pre-employment Medically Fit Certificate for working at heights and confined space
  • Must be comfortable with heights and be able to lift heavy equipment
  • Intermediate level in MS Office
  • Trade Tested in the mechanical trade
  • Required to travel and work away from home
  • 1-2 years of working experience as a tradesman already has experience in the field)
  • Sound knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Construction Regulations
  • Personal attributes :

  • Sober habits
  • Dependable
  • Self-Motivated
  • Structured & organized
  • Skills & abilities :

  • Ability to work independently and be self- driven
  • Ability to work with hand tools, materials, and techniques relevant to the construction trade and conduct physical labor
  • Excellent in Oral & Written communication skills (English preferable)
  • Ability to identify and resolve potential risks in a project environment, in a processed manner consistent with company policies
  • Good organizational skills, attentive to details, and task orientated outcomes. Able to take a collaborative approach to tasks
  • Ability to multi-task and perform tasks timeously and with a high degree of accuracy
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills, with good influence and negotiation skills
  • Has leadership skills, able to motivate teams and subordinates to work during tough conditions, including conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to identify potential project risks and apply problem-solving methodologies by thinking outside the box to find solutions to within the work environment
  • Able to work at heights and confined spaces without undergoing extreme episodes of anxiety
  • Advantages :

  • Experience in supervising teams
  • Core functions :

    Statutory Inspections, maintenance, Inspection, Repairs, and Snagging :

  • Perform a thorough inspection of Lifting Equipment in a timely manner
  • Perform scheduled maintenance on Service Lift components including scope specific repairs
  • Conduct statutory Inspections, maintenance, repairs and snagging according to the client’s requirements and within the technical scope
  • Perform load testing on mobile cranes and inspection thereof
  • Work with Project Manager in coordinating and planning projects according to customer requirements
  • Assist with purchasing tools, equipment, and spare parts for projects
  • Ensure required resources for the project are available
  • Provide technical support to other teams and office staffReports :
  • Prepare accurate field inspection report documents in accordance with company report templates
  • Provide updates on the project to the Project Manager and escalate delays and critical issues as prescribed
  • Complete petty cash requests and recons, travel logs and submit to finance within the required time frames with supporting documentationTeam Management :
  • Complete timesheets for all team members, obtain the required client approvals and submit to finance within the required time frames
  • Ensure that the team complies to Client rules and regulations
  • Assist with performance reviews of team members
  • Monitor team’s quality of works and report any variances
  • Updated with the latest Engineering developments and Regulations for Lifting Machinery within the LMI scope
  • Update Engineering profile and CPD points annually
  • Control the resource cost of any assigned project as per project budgetHealth & Safety :
  • Obey to the Health and safety rules and policies and procedures of both the company and the client
  • Report unsafe or unhealthy to conditions to immediate Supervisor
  • Report any incident / accidents to SHEQ officer within the required timeframes
  • Responsible to inspect PPE and report defects immediately to Line Manager and / SHEQ officerHealth & Safety appointment as 8.1 :
  • Attend morning meetings with client, prepare work permits and conduct daily toolbox talks / safe alerts with teams and ensure that is signed off by team members and place on the Safety file
  • Ensure all PPE requirements are met before commencing work
  • Maintain Health and Safety File- Includes Registers / checklist, appointments are signed
  • Ensure RAMS are communicated with team members and signed before commencing the project
  • Report any fault findings regarding Health and Safety
  • Conduct on-site HIRA of projects and communicate to SHEQ officerEnsure fault findings on Internal and External audits are rectified before next audits :
  • Participate in Health and Safety Audits both internal and external
  • Assist with drafting of Method Statements with the SHEQ Officer
  • Assist with Health and Safety complains and escalate queries to the Head of SHE and SHEQ Officer- this will include problems with PPE, safety equipment and materials
  • Ensure that site works conducted complies with the Health and Safety legislation (OHSA 85 of 1993 & Regulations) and other legal requirements
  • Report all incidents / accidents / near misses and damage to property and Assist the Head of Site SHE with the investigation report and assist with drawing up preventative actionsAd-hoc :
  • Perform any ad-hoc duties as requested from to time
  • Trade Tested Millwright / electrical or mechanical
  • Education Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Must be registered Lifting Machinery Inspector with Engineering Council (ECSA) with the following scopes :
  • o Lifting Tackle

    o Chain Block & Lever Hoists

    o Overhead & Gantry Cranes

  • Valid driver’s License Code 08 to drive from site to site
  • Pre-employment Medically Fit Certificate for working at heights and confined space
  • Must be comfortable with heights and be able to lift heavy equipment
  • Intermediate level in MS Office
  • Trade Tested in the mechanical trade
  • Required to travel and work away from home
  • 1-2 years working experience as a tradesman already has experience in the field)
  • Sound knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Construction Regulations
  • Experience Requirements

  • Statutory Inspections, maintenance, Inspection, Repairs and Snagging
  • Reporting
  • Team Management
  • Health & Safety (appointment as 8.1)
  • Responsibilities

    Primarily conduct Statutory Inspections across Wind Farms in SA according to the manufactures specifications. Conduct basic maintenance, repairs, and snagging on turbine components, in accordance with Client requirements and manage the teams accordingly during projects.

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